Just gonna repeat what I said on mastodon:
I just had what MIGHT be a good idea. Emphasis on "MIGHT".
Currently PICO-8 does not honor the concept of insert/overwrite mode like DOS used to. Indeed, many programs don't.
How about using the [Ins] key to toggle puny mode?
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Also it'd be nice if you followed this common PC editor convention so I won't need to fake it with AutoHotKey:
shift-del = cut
shift-Ins = paste
ctrl-ins = copy
So much easier to use on the fly. I learned this and never went back to ctrl-x/c/v.
If we're going to go this route I would also like to be able to use the arrow keys as well as DEL key in code edit to navigate using the number keypad with num-lock turned off.
A single keystroke to flip between normal and puny mode is also desirable as @Felice suggested. Gold star to support.
Yep, @Felice. It does not work. Never did in the first Pico-8 I had at v01.12c either.
That was listed with my huge selection of requests, you remember. :)
And while I wrote that years ago I still think there are some gem ideas in there for today.
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